NWP Clergy and Laity Spiritual Formation Retreat
Monday, April 22, 2019 - 1:00pm to Tuesday, April 23, 2019 - 4:00pm
Sponsored by the Northwest Plains District

Northwest Plains District Clergy & Laity Spiritual Formation Retreat

"Spiritual Direction in the 21st Century"

April 22 & 23, 2019

The Spiritual Center of Maria Stein, OH

2365 St. Johns Rd, PO Box 95, Maria Stein, OH 45860


An Illinois native, Sister Kathleen Flood, OP, has been a Dominican Sister of Sinsinawa for 35 years. She holds a D. Min. in Christian Spirituality. Sr. Kathleen served as director of campus ministry at Edgewood College, Madison, WI; as pastoral staff at Loyola University, Chicago; and as chaplain at Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN. She is the cofounder of Stillpoint, Inc, offering programs in spiritual direction and contemplative prayer, ministered as the administrator there for 19 years before retiring in 2014. Sr. Kathleen is currently doing research on Saint Catherine of Siena, OP, a 14th century Dominican. Sister Kathleen is an extremely wise woman, she has a great sense of humor and is filled with much grace from our Lord and Savior.


Retreat Schedule:

Monday, April 22                                   Tuesday, April 23

Registration     1pm                               Breakfast          8:30am

Session I            1:30pm                         Session III         9:30am

Dinner                5:30pm                         Lunch                 12pm

Session II           7pm                                Session IV         1:15pm

                                                                       Closing Worship 3:30pm

                                                                       Departure          4pm

Retreat Rates:

Registration is limited to 50 attendees

$100 per person within Northwest Plains

$180 per married couple residing within Northwest Plains District (sharing a room)

$150 per person residing outside of the Northwest Plains District

$200 per married couple residing outside of the Northwest Plains District (sharing a room)

Registration fee covers 1 breakfast, 1 lunch, 1 dinner, and snacks

Make check payable and mail to: Northwest Plains District UMC, 910 E. Third St., Ottawa, OH 45875

Registration Form is attached below. 


If you have questions or need additional information, please contact:

Dr. Barbara Lee, bjcwapak [at]



Location Name: 
Maria Stein
Dr. Barbara Lee